A pinger system for the Los Alamos Proton Storage Ring

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Developers at the Proton Storage Ring have long desired a modulator and electrode combination capable of kicking the 800-MeV proton beam enough to conduct tune measurements with full intensity beams. At present this has been accomplished by reducing the voltage on one extraction kicker modulator and turning the other off. This method requires that all of the accumulated beam be lost on the walls of the vacuum chamber. In addition to tune measurements a more recent desire is to sweep out beam that may have leaked into the area between bunches. A four-meter electrode has been designed and constructed for ... continued below

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Hardek, T.W. & Thiessen, H.A. January 1, 1991.

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Developers at the Proton Storage Ring have long desired a modulator and electrode combination capable of kicking the 800-MeV proton beam enough to conduct tune measurements with full intensity beams. At present this has been accomplished by reducing the voltage on one extraction kicker modulator and turning the other off. This method requires that all of the accumulated beam be lost on the walls of the vacuum chamber. In addition to tune measurements a more recent desire is to sweep out beam that may have leaked into the area between bunches. A four-meter electrode has been designed and constructed for the purpose. The design is flexible in that the electrode may be split in the center and rotated in order to provide vertical and horizontal electrodes each 2 meters long. In addition two solid-state pulse modulators that can provide 10kV in burst mode at up to 700 KHz have been purchased. This hardware and its intended use are described. 3 refs., 2 figs., 1 tab.

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  • 1991 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) particle accelerator conference (PAC), San Francisco, CA (USA), 6-9 May 1991

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  • Other: DE91013072
  • Report No.: LA-UR-91-1434
  • Report No.: CONF-910505--112
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5587805
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1093184

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Hardek, T.W. & Thiessen, H.A. A pinger system for the Los Alamos Proton Storage Ring, article, January 1, 1991; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1093184/: accessed December 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.